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Arms control/proliferation

"The Nuns, The Priests, and The Bombs" documentary

Date: 
Nov 30, 2017
Location: 
Free screening in Washington, D.C.

Free screening of the new documentary by Helen Young about the lives of five peace activists, including two Catholic sisters and Father Bill Bichsel or “Bix” as he is known by his friends, as they wage their own war on nuclear weapons.  

DATE AND TIME
Thursday, November 30, 2017
6:00 PM – 8:30 PM EST

LOCATION
Carnegie Institute of Washington
1530 P Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20005

Pat Cunningham and peace demonstrators at JeJu Island

Korea: Moving from crisis to peace

The following article is written by Irish Columban missionary priest Pat Cunningham, SSC, who lives and works in Seoul, South Korea. Father Cunningham is an active member of the Catholic Nonviolence Initiative and the Catholic solidarity movement for peace on the Korean peninsula which opposes the construction of a military base to host U.S. military ships and personnel on the beautiful island of Jeju.

Setsuko Thurlow

Nuclear disarmament needed now

In March, UN member states held the first round of controversial negotiations on a nuclear weapons ban. One month later, amid rising tensions between the U.S. and North Korea, the Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns co-sponsored a conference on nuclear disarmament at the U.S. Capitol where leading voices for nuclear disarmament were heard.

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